2013 Supply Chain Summit

Tuesday - June 18, 2013

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM



8:30 AM - 8:40 AM


Jim Zamjahn - Program Manager - Supply Chain
   - AIAG

8:40 AM - 9:30 AM

Industry Forecast

A look at the automotive industry global production and sales forecast for 2013 and beyond, as well as a review of global logistics challenges.

Michael Robinet - Managing Director
   - IHS Automotive

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM


Kevin Burch - President
   - Jet Express, Inc.

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM



11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Breakout Sessions


11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Supply Chain Security North America

The governments of the United States, Canada and Mexico have created similar supply chain security programs. They are the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT), Partners In Protection (PIP) and Nuevo Esquema de Empresas Certificadas (NEEC), respectively. Most OEMs and many automotive suppliers and transportation providers participate in these programs. In a recent conference US Custom and Border Protection has stated that they will focus on proof that requirements are being accomplished. Come and learn about key requirements including proof that all parties in the supply chain meet the program security requirements and specific threats faced by each country.

Bruce Wimmer - Director, Global Supply Chain Security Consulting
   - Pinkerton Consulting & Investigations
Donald Gore - Sr. Coordinator, Global Supply Chain Security
   - General Motors Company

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Wayne State University Supply Chain Program

This session will give you an overview of how the Supply Chain Management Program works at Wayne State University. Included will be the Automotive Supply Chain Case Competition results from 2012 and the upcoming plans for 2013.

David L. Williams - Associate Professor-School of Business Administration
   - Wayne State University
Tim Butler - Associate Professor, Marketing and Supply Chain Management
   - Wayne State University

12:00 PM - 1:15 PM



1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Breakout Sessions


1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Border Disruption Resumption

Within the past several months disruptions have taken place at the US-Canada border due to bomb threats and demonstrations. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated plans to react to these events that included significant communication to the trade. Attend this session to hear CBP/CBSA plans to manage these and other more significant border disruptions.

Christopher Perry - Director Field Operations
   - U.S. Customs & Border Protection
Tony Geoghegan - Executive Director, Southern Ontario Region
   - Canada Border Services Agency

1:15 PM - 2:15 PM Trends in MMOG/LE Supplier Assessments

This session focuses on how the industry is leveraging MMOG/LE to drive overall improved performance and build supplier relationships. Members of the Global MMOG/LE Work Group will address plans for the next version of the document as well as reported benefits of engagement in MMOG/LE from both the OEM and Supplier perspectives. The discussion will include the process gaps discovered during the assessment process as well as effective strategies for achieving the objectives of MMOG/LE.

Alisa Clemons - Supplier Performance Specialist
   - Ford Motor Company
David Doyle - Sr. Business Consultant
   - QAD
Michaela Dorsch - Head of Supplier Delivery Development
   - Chrysler Group LLC
Tyese Doby - MMOG/LE Supply Chain Supervisor
   - General Motors Company

2:15 PM - 2:45 PM



2:45 PM - 3:45 PM

Risk Management and Contingency Planning Best Practices

The session analyzes risk management and contingency planning best practices from an academic and industry perspective.

Dale Rogers - Professor, Logistics and Supply Chain Management
   - Rutgers University
Robert Monczka - Senior Research Fellow
   - Arizona State University
William Hall - Head of Sustainability and Business Continuity
   - Chrysler Group LLC

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

OEM Panel

An interview style forum discussion, from the perspective of OEM logisitics executives, on the current issues and initiatives affecting the industry, followed by open Q&A.

Dana McBrien - Associate Chief Advisor - North America Logistics
   - Honda of America Mfg., Inc.
Jeff Morrison - Director of North American Inbound Logistics
   - General Motors Company
Roger Huff - Manager, North America Material Logistics
   - Ford Motor Company
Scott Marcantonio - Sr. Manager, Parts and Material Transportation
   - Chrysler Group LLC

4:45 PM - 7:00 PM

Awards and Reception


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